Quotes by (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal

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Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.

Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body.
The love of money grows as the money itself grows.
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.
Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
Like warmed-up cabbage served at each repast, The repetition kills the wretch at last.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Integrity is praised and then left out in the cold.
It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
Writing is the incurable itch that possesses many.
A lucky man is rarer than a white crow.
Now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world.
A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.
So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.
Nature never says one thing and wisdom another.
From where can your authority and license as a parent come from, when you who are old, do worse things?
Those who desire to become rich, desire it at once.
The people long eagerly for just two things. Bread and circuses.
Every great house is full of haughty servants.
Two things only the people anxiously desire, bread and the circus games.
A third heir seldom enjoys what has been dishonestly acquired.
The examples of vice at home corrupt us more quickly and easily than others, since they steal into our minds under the highest authority.
They whose sole bliss is eating can give but that one brutish reason why they live.
It is a wretched thing to live on the fame of others.
We are too quick to imitate depraved examples.
Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
All things may be bought in Rome with money.
Few people can distinguish the genuinely good from the reverse.
Even savage animals can agree among themselves.
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
The short bloom of our brief and narrow life flies far away. While we are calling for flowers and wine and woman, old age is upon us.
The smell of profit is clean and sweet, whatever the source.

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